American Express By Invitation Only® presents exclusive VIP Access for Platinum Card Members

Exclusively Available to American Express Platinum Card® Members

Chicago Gourmet will honor one of Chicago’s most beloved chefs, Charlie Trotter, with a Tribute Dinner on Saturday, September 27, 2014, featuring Charlie’s most esteemed friends and colleagues for one night of food, wine and stories.  The Tribute Dinner is presented by American Express and will take place during the seventh annual Bon Appétit presents Chicago Gourmet. The evening’s proceeds will be donated to Charlie Trotter's Culinary Education Foundation which provides scholarships and is raising funds for a Charlie Trotter Library and Center for Excellence.

American Express By Invitation Only® presents exclusive VIP Access for Platinum Card Members

  • Specially crafted canapés prepared by Chef Masaharu Morimoto during a private reception hosted by Charlie Trotter's wife, Rochelle Trotter
  • Discussion moderated by MS Serafin Alvarado highlighting memories and lessons learned from Chef Trotter with special guests: Rick Bayless, Graham Elliot, Della Gossett and Masaharu Morimoto
  • Specialty seating to the elegant 6-course dinner created by Trotter's protégés and friends
  • Special culinary keepsake
*See terms and conditions below

Event Details: 



Ticket Information:

Date: Saturday, September 27, 2014
Time: 6:30pm reception, 7:30pm dinner
Location: Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago
    401 N. Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

    VIP ACCESS: Tribute Dinner Presented by American Express
$600 per person

Terms and Conditions
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